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Spivak, C. D. (Charles D.), 1861-1927

 Person

A Jewish Immigrant from Tsarist Russia, Spivak pursued medicine out of a desire to be of service to humanity. In 1896, when his wife Jennie showed signs of incipient tuberculosis, Spivak moved their young family to Denver to take advantage of Colorado’s reputation as the World’s Sanatorium. Spivak's concern for the indignant consumptives he saw flooding into the state led to his founding the Jewish Consumptives’ Relief Society (JCRS), a sanatorium dedicated to the care of all, even those in the advanced stages of TB. Spivak also ensured that the primarily Eastern European Jewish patients were cared for in an environment that respected their culture- unlike many such institutions, the JCRS featured a kosher kitchen and observed the Jewish Sabbath and holidays. Dr. Spivak was also an associate professor of medicine at the University of Denver from 1896-1901.

Citation

Leḳsiḳon fun der nayer Yidisher liṭeraṭur, 1965 (Spiṿaḳ, Ḥayim; d. 10-16-1927; b. as Ḥayim-Ḥayḳl Spiṿaḳoṿsḳi; d. in Denver, Colorado) Yehoash. Idish ṿerṭerbukh, 1926: t.p. (Dr. Ḥayim Spiṿaḳ) t.p. verso (Dr. C. D. Spivak [in rom.]) Who's who in American Jewry, 1926 (Spivak, Charles; physician, author; b. 12-25-1861, Krementschug, Russia).

Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:

Letter from C.D. Spivak to L. Abrahamson, 1910 August 12

 Item
Identifier: B002.01.0103.0036.00017
Overview Typed letter from Dr. Charles Spivak to L. Abrahamson, JCRS Minnesota, in which he informs David Saltpeter was invited to the sanatorium. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at bottom.

Letter from C.D. Spivak to L. Goldenberg, 1910 August 12

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0036.00021
Overview Typed letter from Dr. Charles Spivak to L. Goldenberg, JCRS Minnesota, in which he informs David Saltpeter was invited to the sanatorium. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at bottom.

Letter from C.D. Spivak to L. Michinsky, 1910 August 12

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0036.00015
Overview Typed letter from Dr. Charles Spivak to L. Michinsky, JCRS Minnesota, in which he informs him David Saltpeter was invited to the sanatorium. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at bottom.

Letter from C.D. Spivak to M. Winick, 1910 August 09

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0036.00010
Overview Typed letter from Dr. Charles Spivak to Max Winick, 609 Canada St., St Paul, Minnesota, in which he writes they will admit David Saltpeter to the sanatorium as soon as possible, but the $200 his family is offering cannot influence the admission. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at bottom.

Letter from C.D. Spivak to M. Winick, 1910 August 12

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0036.00019
Overview Typed letter from Dr. Charles Spivak to Max Winick, Minnesota, in which he informs David Saltpeter was invited to the sanatorium. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at bottom.

Letter from C.D. Spivak to S. Bernstein, 1910 August 09

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0036.00011
Overview Typed letter from Dr. Charles Spivak to S. Bernstein, in which he states David Saltpeter will be admitted to the Sanatorium when possible and that they cannot accept money from patients, unless they want to donate unconditionally. Letter is unsgined but "Secretary" is typed at bottom.

Letter from C.D. Spivak to S. Roisner, 1910 August 03

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0036.00006
Overview Typed 2 pages letter from Dr. Charles Spivak to S. Roisner, St. Paul, Minnesota, in which he states the JCRS does not accept money from their patients, since it's a charitable institution. He says David Saltpeter should fill an application so he can be accepted as a patient. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at bottom.

Letter from C.D. Spivak to S. Roisner, 1910 August 08

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0036.00008
Overview Typed letter from Dr. Charles Spivak to S. Roisner, St. Paul, Minnesota, in which he says the agreement with the Saltpeter is okay with them, and that they will accept the donation from the family. He says they still haven't received David Saltpeter's application. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at bottom.

Letter from C.D. Spivak to S. Roisner, 1910 August 12

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0036.00014
Overview Typed letter from Dr. Charles Spivak to S. Roisner, in which he informs her David Saltpeter was invited to the sanatorium. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at bottom.

Letter from C.D. Spivak to S. Roisner, 1910 August 17

 Item
Identifier: B002.01.0103.0036.00023
Overview Typed letter from Dr. Charles Spivak to S. Roisner, in which he states David Saltpeter was admitted the day before. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at bottom.